TripAdvisor Reviews Cruise Hotel Novgorod
Travel Blogs from Novgorod
... 500 meters because of three separate accidents and traffic conjestion.
The countryside is gorgeous, green, clean, and with clear blue skies. We are amazed that there seems to be very little air pollution in Russia, maybe because of all the forests and fields. Everything seems to be growing here, right to the road’s edge, a sign that there’s no water shortage.
It’s so handy having the GPS on ...
Yep, we have been gone for 7 weeks, or approx. 1/10th of the time we expect to be away.
We arrived in Nizhny yesterday, and it is HOT! Even I have resorted to a sunhat. We took the option of a cheap hostel near the railway station. The rooms are tiny, but we didn't have to carry our bags far. Yesterday afternoon we walked as far as the bridge across the River Oka, which then merges into the even larger River Volga. ...
... beds, nice kitchen etc (though they do charge for all the little extras - computer, leaving your bag).
I say I walked around NN, but it was mainly counting bridal parties who were doing photoshoots down by the Volga or on a green patch on a hill overlooking the city.
In the evening, I asked the hostel owner (I assume he was the owner as he just sat around watching the tv and ordering other people to do stuff all day) if he fancied watching a film. ...
... together and the fact we had a common language. They are from Italy, Spain and Algeria .
The city I am in now, is the 5th largest one in Russia, with 1.25 million people. It is along the river Wolga, my first impression: very beautiful.
Had not a chance yet to make pic at daylight, looks nice at night too.
... we started to interact with the locals. Apparently the two lower bunks and the berth next door were full of a family traveling. Suddenly we were surrounded by four kids wanting to play cards. Jamie played while I snapped pictures. By far the coolest kid was obviously the one with the Gravedigger T-shirt. After a couple hours it got pretty old, eventually everyone went to sleep and we were riding the Transib in peace.
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